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Twin Falls,ID

Gray Television

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About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. 

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KMVT:

If you are offered and accept this position, you will be joining a highly successful team. KMVT is the ONLY fully staffed news team in the market committed to covering Southern Idaho with local, regional, state, and national news by way of Morning, Noon, 5p, 6p, 9p and 10p newscasts. KMVT is part of Gray Television. We own and operate three local TV stations: KMVT- CBS, KSVT- FOX 14 and NMVT- Southern Idaho's CW. KMVT is the dominant news source for Southern Idaho.

Job Summary/Description:  

KMVT is looking for the next News Director who will own our brand mission of serving as "Your Hometown Station."
KMVT wants a News Director who will recruit, lead, mentor, and develop the next generation of journalists for broadcast and digital. The successful candidate will be hands-on, have a proven track record for coaching and developing talent, possess solid journalism skills, the desire and ability to own the big news story, and a passion for breaking news and weather across all platforms.

Duties/Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

– Audience development through the creation of trustworthy news, weather, and community content across multiple broadcast and digital platforms
– Principled editorial decision-making and leadership that sets the tone for our newsroom
– Quality control of content across all platforms, including regular reviews with key stakeholders to maintain and elevate standards
– Effective communication of news plans and goals across all departments to ensure success

Qualifications/Requirements:

– At least 3 years of newsroom experience and a BA in Journalism preferred
– Strong management, communication, and people skills required to supervise and interact daily with staff and the community
– Proven leadership ability
– Creativity and passion for local journalism
– Knowledge and understanding of using various digital and social platforms
– Exceptional organizational skills

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KMVT-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to fully vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first workday.


JOB EXPERIENCE

– Audience development through the creation of trustworthy news, weather, and community content across multiple broadcast and digital platforms
– Principled editorial decision-making and leadership that sets the tone for our newsroom
– Quality control of content across all platforms, including regular reviews with key stakeholders to maintain and elevate standards
– Effective communication of news plans and goals across all departments to ensure success


REQUIREMENTS

– At least 3 years of newsroom experience and a BA in Journalism preferred
– Strong management, communication, and people skills required to supervise and interact daily with staff and the community
– Proven leadership ability
– Creativity and passion for local journalism
– Knowledge and understanding of using various digital and social platforms
– Exceptional organizational skills


ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.

http://www.kmvt.com/careers